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Mesothelioma patients who live in Illinois have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Illinois include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Illinois.


01. Statistics

Illinois Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 2,003 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 168 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 2,171 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Illinois. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Zion, IL 60099
Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Naperville, IL 60540
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Chicago, IL 60611
Rush University Cancer Center

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60637
03. Doctors

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Samuel Armato, M.D.

Samuel Armato, M.D.

Radiologist
Chicago, IL
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Photo of Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Chicago, IL
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Photo of Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Springfield, IL
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Photo of Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Director of the Mesothelioma Program
Chicago, IL
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Photo of Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Hematologist/Oncologist
Orland Park, IL
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Photo of Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Chicago, IL
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Photo of Kiran K. Turaga, M.D.

Kiran K. Turaga, M.D.

Surgical Oncologist
Chicago, IL
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Photo of Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Maywood, IL
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It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Illinois

The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Illinois:

Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal, Mesothelioma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Carcinoid Tumor, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Teratoma, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Pheochromocytoma, Seminoma, Choriocarcinoma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous, Carcinoma, Endometrioid, Cystadenocarcinoma, Paraganglioma, Chordoma, Hemangiosarcoma, Fibromatosis, Aggressive, Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Nerve Sheath Neoplasms, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Neurofibrosarcoma, Thyroid Neoplasms, Fibroma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, Vulvar Neoplasms, Sex Cord-Gonadal Stromal Tumors, Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Islet Cell, Paget Disease, Extramammary, Carcinoma, Acinar Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Papillary, Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Mixed Tumor, Mullerian, Carcinoma, Giant Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell

Last Updated: August 31, 2021

Status: Recruiting

DuRvalumab With chEmotherapy as First Line treAtment in Advanced Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: August 27, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: La Jolla, CA. Atlanta, GA. Chicago, IL. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Ann Arbor, MI. Saint Louis Park, MN. New York, NY. Cleveland, OH. Philadelphia, PA. Pittsburgh, PA. Nashville, TN. Houston, TX.

Pembrolizumab With or Without Anetumab Ravtansine in Treating Patients With Mesothelin-Positive Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: August 17, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Birmingham, AL. Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Newport Beach, CA. Aurora, CO. Aventura, FL. Coral Gables, FL. Deerfield Beach, FL. Jacksonville, FL. Miami, FL. Miami, FL. Plantation, FL. Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL. Lexington, KY. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Creve Coeur, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Peters, MO. Durham, NC. Pittsburgh, PA. Dallas, TX. Salt Lake City, UT.

Phase 1 Study of INBRX-109 in Subjects With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors Including Sarcomas


Conditions: Adenocarcinoma, Sarcoma, Mesothelioma, Sarcoma, Ewing, Chondrosarcoma

Last Updated: July 16, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Santa Monica, CA. Aurora, CO. Atlanta, GA. Chicago, IL. Grand Rapids, MI. Houston, TX. San Antonio, TX.

A Study of SGN-CD228A in Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: May 27, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Birmingham, AL. Los Angeles, CA. Chicago, IL. Winston-Salem, NC. Cleveland, OH. Portland, OR. Pittsburgh, PA. Sioux Falls, SD. Houston, TX. San Antonio, TX.

05. Support Services

Find Cancer Support Services in Illinois

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in Illinois. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Wellness House
      (Hinsdale)
      630-323-5150
    • Gilda’s Club Chicago
      (Chicago)
      312-464-9900
    • Living Well
      (Geneva)
      630-262-1111
    • Cancer Wellness Center – Northbrook
      (Northbrook)
      847-509-9595
    • Cancer Support Center
      (Mokena)
      708-478-3529
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Pay-It-Forward House NFP
      (Sycamore)
      815-762-4882
    • IMD Guest House
      (Chicago)
      312-996-1167
    • Carle Guest House
      (Urbana)
      217-722-2624
    • Quincy Hospitality House
      (Quincy)
      217-228-3022
  • Patient Transport

    • Dispatch Medical Transport
      (Springfield)
      217-416-5032
    • A and I Medical Transportation, Inc.
      (Justice)
      708-237-3007
    • Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
      (Peoria)
      800-457-1143
    • SCR Medical Transportation
      (Chicago)
      773-967-6400
  • Physical Therapy

    • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
      (Chicago)
      312-238-1000
    • Presence Health
      (Chicago)
      877-737-4636
    • InnerStrength Rehabilitation Services for Cancer Patients, Inc.
      (St. Charles)
      630-584-3021
    • CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
      (Zion)
      800-268-0786

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